OMA, in collaboration with Shenzhen based architects Urbanus, were awarded first prize in the design competition for a major new cultural center, transport hub, and public landmark in the heart of the city of Shenzhen, southern China.
Located in Athens's historic area of Makryianni, the New Acropolis Museum stands less than 1,000 ft southeast of the Parthenon, at the entrance of a network of pedestrian walkways that link the key archaeological sites and monuments of the Acropolis.
A project that fits the ambitions of the Rotterdam Zoo where sustainability is one of the key issues.
The MA building is in line with the Central Headquarters of the Caja Granada Savings Bank that Campo Baeza completed in 2001.
With its serene limestone, glass facade and innovative sun-screen canopy, that floats over the roof like a flying carpet, the Modern Wing already has a significant presence in a city defined by its rich architectural heritage.